Label: Private Stock - 1C 062-98.279 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Electronic, Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Jazz-Funk, Disco
Walter Murphy 's "A Fifth of Beethoven" put classical disco on the map. It helped that Beethoven 's symphony had a heavy percussion feel, which Murphy cranked up a couple of notches with his amazing ingenuity. Other selections, while creatively different, are just as good, but didn't burn a hole in the charts like "Fifth.
It's always a nice trick when artists can define a genre with a single song, and Murphy did that. Even better when they can follow it up with an album that expands on that song's charms and delivers a satisfying listening experience.
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